C-peptide


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C-peptide

[¦sē ′pep‚tīd]
(biochemistry)
A metabolically inactive polypeptide chain that is a by-product of normal insulin production by the beta cells in the pancreas.
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For the third criterion, urinary C-peptide excretion <10 ug/day or fasting serum C-peptide <0.
Cohort 2 is expected to enroll up to 40 patients; the primary efficacy measurement will be the clinically relevant production of insulin, as measured by the insulin biomarker C-peptide, in a patient population that has little to no ability to produce endogenous insulin at the time of enrollment.
In 21 obese children, glycemia and insulin were monitored in fasting state and 2 hours post-loading with glucose, and C-peptide in fasting state; their results are shown in Table 2.
On the days the participants did either walking or strength exercises, they had lower blood sugar, insulin, and C-peptide (a measure of insulin secretion).
Flow cytometry, a technique used to count cells, was used to detect the percent of circulating immune activated cells, and clinical laboratory tests including glucose, B12 and C-peptide (an amino acid that is important for controlling insulin) were performed.
The study's primary endpoint is change in baseline in HbA1c at 3 months, with secondary endpoints including body weight, plasma glucose, lipids insulin, lactate, C-peptide, glucagon and GLP.
T lymphocytes H3 acetylation was not related to fasting blood glucose, postprandial blood glucose, fasting C-peptide, postprandial C-peptide, age, duration of the disease, diabetic nephropathy, and cardiovascular disease.
The subjects with lower serum zinc level had manifested a longer duration of diabetes, higher level of hemoglobin A1c, higher prevalence of hypertension and microvascular complications, and lower fasting and 2-h C-peptide levels.
Various parameters like FBS, PPBS, lipid profile, fast and postprandial C-peptide assay were estimated.
com)-- ALPCO announced the launch of its new STELLUX[R] Chemiluminescent Human C-peptide ELISA on December 5, 2014.
6 U/mL (reference: <1 U/mL)] and postprandial C-peptide concentrations were undetectable.